No day is the same at LAS!

No day is the same at LAS! It can take many forms and shapes depending on your academic interests, activities you are involved in, and plans you make with your friends in the dorm or with your faculty family. Do you want to find out more about classes, dorm life, after-school activities, and weekend opportunities at LAS? We asked our scholarship students to pick one […]

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Top Tips for Writing your Opinion Essay

If you are not very used to writing longer texts in English, the task of writing an opinion essay as a part of the Cambridge cLASs competition application process may seem daunting. And the topics that we ask you to write on are not easy ones either, we are aware. But this is precisely why we chose them! We want to challenge you and give […]

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Cambridge Trip 2019: “I had the time of my life”

While the main prizes in our competition are full scholarships to Leysin American School in Switzerland, Cambridge cLASs offers even more! Every year we invite the winners of the competition to travel to Cambridge, UK for a few days, meet Cambridge University students there, and get a taste of what it is like to study at one of the best universities in the world. We […]

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3rd edition: meet the winners!

We are excited to introduce to you the 3rd edition’s winners. Marysia and Kacper will spend their two last years of high school at Leysin American School studying in a beautiful Alpine setting! Natalia will visit Leysin in only a few months to participate in LAS edge, a summer school program highlighting the school’s mission statement of “developing innovative, compassionate, and responsible citizens of the world.” […]

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What did you do this summer?

While Paulina and Krzyś (1st ed.) are packing their suitcases and preparing to make their way back to Leysin, we asked them about their summer adventures.   Paulina:  I couldn’t be more excited for my senior year at LAS, but I also can’t believe summer is already over! Our summer break lasted whole three months which gave me enough time to enjoy the great weather […]

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“There is something very inspiring and motivating in this town full of history…”

As part of their prize, this year’s scholarship winners, Julia and Oliwia, were invited to spend three days in Cambridge culminating in the Annual Formal Dinner of the Cambridge University Polish Society, supported by McKinsey & Company. They got a chance to experience the student life at Cambridge first-hand as well as see some of the most famous landmarks in the city, including King’s College […]

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In exactly one month…

The LAS edge summer school program starts in exactly one month! Asia, our third prize winner, will join 20 students from all over the world to participate in a three-week program of leadership potential development, self-discovery, confidence building, and a lot of fun and outdoor activities! You can read more about the program here. We spoke to Asia to check what she was most excited about […]

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Our growing leaders

Our laureates from the first edition, Paulina and Krzyś, have been actively engaging with the LAS community, procuring leadership position for the next academic year.     Here’s what Paulina, who will be the Vice President of the National Honour Society, had to say: It was just last month as I was inducted into NHS, and now I have received an honor to serve as […]

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Oliwia and Julia – meet our new scholars

  Meet the second edition competition winners, Julia and Oliwia, and learn what they thought about the Cambridge cLASs application process. We are looking forward to welcoming them to Cambridge this spring!   Julia My name is Julia and I’m an IB-MYP student at Liceum Ogólnokształcące no 5 in Wrocław. I like to spend my free time learning languages, doing sports – preferably running or […]

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Final Round

The final round of the second edition of Cambridge cLASs took place on Saturday 16th December at Akademeia High School. We are very happy to announce this year’s winners! First Prize winners: Oliwia Stecko, Julia Szyszko Third Prize winner: Joanna Wiaterek Congratulations!  

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